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    This looks like good up to date info as of early...

    This looks like good up to date info as of early May 2021, however I emailed American Airlines and asked if the Abbott labs 'IDNOW' test was accepted by BON and American Air for travel and they wrote...
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    As of May 2, 2021. It seems that the most...

    As of May 2, 2021. It seems that the most reliable way to get to BON is via CUR.
    I'm planning MIA-CUR-BON, however, you need a neg covid PCR test within 72 hours
    of MIA-CUR flight....and then have...
  3. Resort bonaire stinky no more?

    Resort Bonaire had trouble for some time with bad smells/sewage issues because they had a small septic when first built, thinking that the town sewer line was going to be out there by the time they...
  4. Please let us know how it goes for you via CUR. ...

    Please let us know how it goes for you via CUR. We are considering same....but the covid PCR and additional 2nd tests and the timing limitations on the PCR tests (within 72 hours and 2nd test within...
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    if you fly EWR->CUR->BON will you have to get two...

    if you fly EWR->CUR->BON will you have to get two PCR tests? since they must be <72 hours prior to flight departures?
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    We had air tix Newark-Bonaire for Dec. 4, 2020,...

    We had air tix Newark-Bonaire for Dec. 4, 2020, but United cancelled all December flights about a week ago.
    just fyi
    seems the USA-bonaire via Curacao is still possible???
  7. Thread: Car Rental

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    We have used AB car rental for well over 10 ...

    We have used AB car rental for well over 10 years now... never a problem....and we like the extra insurance that has a zero deductible. No matter what happens to the car, if anything, you pay...
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    Car Insurance Advice Needed

    Hello Bonaire Experts!

    We are purchasing a used car on Bonaire.
    We need car insurance.

    Can somebody explain the situation with car
    insurance on Bonaire? I'm learning that you
    have to have...
  9. Thread: Maduro bank

    by tholland
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    We were just at MCB bank last week (just before...

    We were just at MCB bank last week (just before Christmas week 2017) and deposited a check from our USA bank account into our MCB Bonaire bank account. They said it would be held for 7 working days,...
  10. Best water/sun protection for my concrete roof?

    Hello Bonaire friends,

    We see water puddling up on our flatish concrete roof after every rain
    and want to ask everybody what you think the best way to protect
    our concrete roof is?

    I was...
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    Thanks! Great info! Very helpful!

    Thanks! Great info! Very helpful!
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    Septic Fees and Policies

    Hello dear Bonaire-ians !

    We now live several months a year on Bonaire! Yeah!
    We spent five months this year here and love it!

    We have a question for all you experienced home/condo owners......
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    Your best bet is to have whatsapp on your cell...

    Your best bet is to have whatsapp on your cell phone.... then have a hotel with wifi access....and you can make 'free' phone calls via whatsapp.... also..suggest skype...which works very well here on...
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    Hello, the local supermarket Van Dan Tweel has...

    Hello,
    the local supermarket Van Dan Tweel has an aisle dedicated to organic foods. Probably not as robust as in the USA, but quite good and getting better all the time. They also often have...
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    Does anybody know if the windmills used for...

    Does anybody know if the windmills used for electric generation in recent years (wind farm?) have managed to lower the cost of electricity for consumers on Bonaire? did the wind farm make any...
  16. Here's a cool article about that wind power...

    Here's a cool article about that wind power turbine with solar cells on it:
    http://inhabitat.com/scientists-develop-solar-powered-wind-turbine/
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    So now I have a spare air and plan to bring it...

    So now I have a spare air and plan to bring it through TSA in my carry on. I have the top valve off and ready for visual inspection...but how do I best 'clean out any dust' etc. that gets into the...
  18. Electricity Costs on Bonaire

    Wonder if anybody is using solar cells now to power their house/apartment? I think Solar was approved for use on Bonaire recently.
    Anthony
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    Good points, thanks! I got interested in spare...

    Good points, thanks! I got interested in spare air after doing a dive in Cozumel and seeing another diver's tank blow a main o-ring.... all of their air was gone in seconds! Made me think 'what if...
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    Delta seems to have better prices in February...

    Delta seems to have better prices in February 2017 (compared to United).
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    By the way, a 100 or so years ago, when I was...

    By the way, a 100 or so years ago, when I was first trained in scuba, in our 'advanced course', we were required to do an emergency ascent from about 25 feet. You went down to 25 feet with your...
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    Thanks for those vital statistics and...

    Thanks for those vital statistics and calculations! Looks like I'll have to look into getting a 13 cu. ft. pony while living/diving on Bonaire! Great suggestion, thanks!
  23. Thanks for that very helpful Explanation Bob!...

    Thanks for that very helpful Explanation Bob!
    Anthony Holland
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    very good advice Thom, thanks! I'll be sure to...

    very good advice Thom, thanks! I'll be sure to test it!
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    Spare Air To Bonaire (getting through TSA with Spare Air)

    Thanks Thom! That's exactly what I need! Just enough air to have a safe ascent in case of a major failure!
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